Sonatype offers ‘any’ software supply chain special sauce
Software supply chain management company Sonatype used its appearance at the CloudNativeSecurityCon event in Seattle this month to detail its latest updates.
The core message is as follows - the addition of cloud to Sonatype’s on-premises and ‘fully disconnected deployment’ options make it... Read more
Microsoft predicts supply chain issues with Supply Chain Center
Microsoft launched the preview of Supply Chain Center, a new solution for predicting and solving supply chain issues.
Microsoft develops several solutions for logistics, including product procurement and inventory management. Most solutions are housed in Microsoft Dynamics 365, its ERP and CRM ... Read more
Vulnerable SMBs prop up an IT supply chain riddled with ransomware
A recent report by Trend Micro suggests that SMBs are the weak link in IT supply chains.
Ransomware is one of the many threats that small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) face on an almost daily basis. Attacks can damage their reputation and wallet and bring their day-to-day operations to... Read more
Foxconn predicts stable supply chain for latter part of 2022
Foxconn has predicted a better supply chain in the second half of the year.
As Shanghai's COVID-19 lockdown looks to be easing, Taiwan's Foxconn, the largest electronics manufacturer globally, stated this week that the second half of this year is headed "in a better direction."
"We are quite ... Read more
ServiceNow launches Procurement Service Management
Procurement Management Service is now available. The solution automates and analyzes daily procurement tasks.
Procurement is an umbrella term for purchasing processes, material planning and inventory management. COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the industry. In a recent PwC survey, 400 procurem... Read more
AI-driven logistics platform Zozio raises €4 million in funds
Zozio, a Paris-based logistics platform, picked up a €4 million round to grow the business internationally.
Zozio raised €4 million in funds. The round was supervised by Capricorn Partners and recognized the contribution of Industrya and The Faktory Fund. The funding serves to expand the Par... Read more
SAS and Cosmo Tech simulate supply chains with digital twins
SAS and Cosmo Tech are developing a digital twin solution for predicting and solving supply chain issues.
Supply chains are complex. Potatoes and rubber plants have a long way to go to chip bags and car tires. Spreadsheets are insufficient for predicting unexpected delivery problems. Artificial... Read more
Docker founders unveil DevOps software development venture Dagger
Docker founders have raised $20m in funding with the launch of the DevOps software deployment venture, 'Dagger.'
Dagger, a DevOps software development venture, revealed today that it had raised $20m in funds in conjunction with the open beta unveiling of the platform that powers software supply ... Read more
Panasonic acquires AI software provider Blue Yonder
Panasonic has announced the acquisition of Blue Yonder. Blue Yonder makes AI algorithms for planning, automation and e-commerce. Panasonic wants to add Blue Yonder's services to its own portfolio.
The takeover involves a transaction of 7.1 billion dollars. This corresponds to some 5.9 billion eu... Read more
Panasonic will pay $6.5 billion to acquire Blue Yonder
Blue Yonder is a supply chain software firm based in the US. Panasonic is aiming to acquire the company, by paying around 700 billion yen ($6.5 billion) for it.
Nikkei reports that the move will be the biggest acquisition by Panasonic since 2011 when it paid $7.36 billion (about 800 billion yen)... Read more